Title: Jante Universitet
Publisher: Tredition Gmbh
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
Paperback. 532 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 6.0in. x 1.3in.Universities selling theory in stead of knowledge destroy societys foundations. JANTE UNIVERSITET leads you into the academic jungle with its intrigues, absurd administration, low educational standards and managements cavalier treatment of the rights of staff. Two short cuts offer you the basic information within two hours. An index helps you use the trilogy as a reference work on the problems of modern universities. Target group: All who care about higher education and its vital significance for a countrys prosperity. Language: Danish This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783849503505
Synopsis: THE WRITING ON THE WALL The trilogy "Jante Universitet" offers a comprehensive critique of the Danish university system, showing the general consequences of New Public Management for a country's educational standards and its economy. HANDBOOK AND NOVEL-LIKE STORY The trilogy offers the unique combination of a handbook and an authentic story. The novel-like story line is based on the experiences of a German professor, documented over 3 years at a Danish university.As a systematic handbook, "Jante Universitet" offers two "short cuts" that can be read within two hours. The individual episodes depict the absurdities of everyday life at a university, from department structures and petty intrigues through a scandalous teaching strategy to the questionable management methods of administrators who have total power over the academic staff.The handbook is a tool for those who are interested in and have responsibility for university education - not only in Denmark, but in all countries where New Public Management has begun to dumb down higher education. VOLUME 2: UDDANNELSESKATASTROFENProfessor Liane's persistent attempts at establishing well-founded academic work in a more and more stifling atmosphere at her institute are met with rejection, censorship and eventually with chicanery. As a last resort, she turns to the media to make her concerns public. Her public criticism triggers a tremendous debate about the disastrous standards in Danish education in the Humanities.UDDANNELSESKATASTROFEN shows in its true light the worthless nature of education focusing on so-called "market-orientation" and "competences." The consequences adversely affect the whole of society and decisively weaken a country's competitiveness.BACKGROUND The trilogy is based on the so-called "Koldau Case" that caused a major scandal in Denmark in 2012, concerning the right of university staff to freedom of speech, the mismanagement of and totalitarian structures within Danish universities, the low standar
Product Description: ?Universities selling theory in stead of knowledge destroy society?s foundations.?JANTE UNIVERSITET leads you into the academic jungle with its intrigues, absurd administration, low educational standards and management's cavalier treatment of the rights of staff.Two ?short cuts? offer you the basic information within two hours. An index helps you use the trilogy as a reference work on the problems of modern universities.Target group: All who care about higher education and its vital significance for a country?s prosperity.Language: Danish
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